Growth Years

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In History
  • 1182

    Establishment of the Maronite Eparchy

    According to the medieval bishop William of Tyre, the Maronite patriarch sought union with the Latin patriarch of Antioch in 1182. In 1584 Pope Gregory XIII founded the Maronite College in Rome, which flourished under Jesuit administration into the 20th century and became a training centre for scholars and leaders.
  • De La Salle Brothers

    The Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, also known as De La Salle Brothers, is a religious congregation of men founded by Saint John Baptist de La Salle, patron saint of teachers of youth.
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    Cardinal Moran

    Patrick Francis Moran (16 September 1830 – 16 August 1911) was the third Roman Catholic Archbishop of Sydney and the first cardinal appointed from Australia.
  • Marist Brothers and Fathers

    The Marist Brothers are an international religious community of more than 4,000 Catholic Brothers dedicated to making Jesus known and loved through the education of young people, especially those most neglected.
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    Archbishop Mannix

    Daniel Patrick Mannix was an Irish-born Catholic bishop. Mannix was the Archbishop of Melbourne for 46 years and one of the most influential public figures in 20th-century Australia.
  • Federation

    Australia's 6 British colonies became one nation on 1 January 1901. The Constitution is one of the Commonwealth of Australia's founding documents. After many years of debate and drafting, it was passed by the British Parliament, and given royal assent by getting approval by the Queen, in July 1900.
  • Immigration from Britain and Ireland

    from the early 1911 until the 1950s Ireland was the main source of immigration into Britain, although over this period as a whole intake of Irish was heavily off-set by emigration from Britain.
  • World War 1

    World War I, also known as the Great War, began in 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. By the time the war was over and the Allied Powers claimed victory, more than 16 million people died, soldiers and civilians alike were dead.
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    Bob Santamaria

    Bartholomew Augustine Santamaria, usually known as B. A. Santamaria, was an Australian Roman Catholic anti-Communist political activist and journalist.
  • The Depression Years

    The Great Depression was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world, lasting from 1929 to 1939. It began after the stock market crash of October 1929, which sent Wall Street into a panic and wiped out millions of investors.
  • Conscription Debate

    On Sunday 3 September 1939, Prime Minister Robert Menzies declared to the nation that Australia was at war with Germany. Australia was completely unprepared. It had not maintained substantial armed forces during the years of peace.
  • Cardinal Gilroy

    Gilroy was created a cardinal on 18 February 1946, and was assigned the title of becoming cardinal-priest of Santi Quattro Coronati, becoming the first Australian-born member of the College of Cardinals. He was the first Roman Catholic cardinal to receive a knighthood since the English Reformation.
  • The Labor Party Split

    In 1955 the Australian Labor Party split for the third time in its history, this time over anti-communist sentiment. The split helped keep Prime Minister Menzies' government in power for another 17 years.